1984 games

1942 Arcade Game(1984) Review

Designed by Yoshiki Okamoto, who would go on to architect the Street Fighter and Final Fight franchises, 1942 is a fondly remembered vertically scrolling shooter in which players control a WWII-era plane through 32 levels of enemy-filled sea and landscapes. The first game in the “194x” series, 1942 features a

Xevious – Apple II and Arcade Overview (1984)

Engage enemies in the sky and on the ground in Namco’s vertical-scrolling shooter, Xevious. Your goal is to pilot a fighter ship named Solvalou to save Earth from an alien threat in control of 16 repeating areas. The eight-way joystick is used to guide your vessel and alter its speed,

Marble Madness (Arcade 1984) Review

Marble Madness is a highly original game in which players use a trackball to maneuver a marble through a series of sloping, maze-like courses, trying to reach the end of each course within a given time limit. While steering the marble along narrow pathways, twisting turns and steep ramps, players

Antarctic Adventure Controls (1984 Game)

CONTROLS GAME MENU Any Keypad Button start game; if you don’t push a button, the practice run begins GAME SCREEN Control Stick Up increase speed Control Stick Down slow down Control Stick Left steer left Control Stick Right steer right Side Buttons jump Any Keypad Button begin another game

Track & Field (1984) Game Controls

CONTROLS OPTION SCREEN Game Select choose a one- or two-player game, choose difficulty level Joystick Button or Game Reset begin playing Joystick Left/Right + Joystick Button enter your initials GAME SCREEN JOYSTICK Joystick Left/Right run Joystick Button set angle, jump TRACK & FIELD CONTROLLER Run Buttons press alternately to run